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Re: Bug#514039: please make debian-edu@l.d.o moderated

Don Armstrong wrote:
On Wed, 04 Feb 2009, Holger Levsen wrote:
Threads with complaints about too much backscatter:

Announcement to ask to turn the list into a moderated one, giving time to object: (noone did object)

Since the major problem seems to be backscatter, we can pretty easily
more rules to handle most of it.

I personally don't subscribe to debian-edu@l.d.o, so I haven't been
paying attention to it or its issues, but rules to address the
backscatter problem are definetly accepted. [And if no one bothers to
do so, I'll try to take a look at the previous month's collection of
messages and try to put rules in place to fix the majority of the

That said, if the subscribers to debian-edu@l.d.o actually want to
make it moderated and enough active people are willing to moderate, I
don't have a problem with it becoming moderated. [I just know that
keeping moderated lists moderated requires a fair bit of effort.]

Don Armstrong
I dont think we care about how it's fixed, as long as something is done about it soonish. Moderation was seen as a lesser evil, compared to the spam.
If  filters fixes the problem we (I) could not be happier.

also: who can add rules, listmasters only ?


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